Standard Specification for Machine Made "Fiberglass" (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting Resin) Flanges
|Publication Date:||10 March 2000|
|ICS Code (Flanges, couplings and joints):||23.040.60|
This specification covers reinforced-thermoset
Flanges may be produced integrally with a pipe or fitting, may be produced with a socket for adhesive bonding to a pipe or fitting, or may be of the type used in conjunction with either a metallic or nonmetallic backup ring.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are given for information only. In cases where materials, products, or equipment are available only in SI units, inch-pound units are omitted.
The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 11, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
NOTE 1 - Contact molded flanges are covered in Specification D 5421 and referenced in Specification D 5685.
NOTE 2 - There is no similar or equivalent ISO standard.
NOTE 3 - For purposes of this specification, polyester includes vinylester resins.